Heart + Mind = Influence

“The royal road to a man’s heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.” – Dale Carnegie When developing a speech, the heart matters. As intellectual as the topic may be, pulling in the listener’s heart is key to your speech’s success. Your delivery is part of that: are you passionate […]

Free: Let Freedom Ring

Because men and women fought for my freedom, I am free to be a speechwriter. As a speechwriter, I am free to help others speak freely. Some of those men and women died in the process fighting. I am thankful and I do not, will not, cannot forget. To those soldiers in any country fighting […]

Speech Tip: Cheap Talk (Take Action)

Speech Tip: Cheap Talk (Take Action) We often hear, “Talk is cheap.” Talk isn’t cheap if you put value on it. Oftentimes, a speechwriter is involved in inspiring people. People expect something pithy from us. We try to deliver, but the greatest speeches aren’t from podiums. A powerful form of speech is the sort that […]